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answers from disgraced cyclist lance armstrong who after a decade of denials admitted to doping in an interview with oprah winfrey. >> all the fault and all the blame here falls on me. but behind that picture and behind that story, there's momentum. and whether it's fans or whether it's the media or whether -- it just gets going. and i lost myself in all that. >> joining me now is vice chairman of reputation.com and chairman of 15 minutes public relations howard bragman. so let me have your reaction to the armstrong interview. >> you know, i feel like lance armstrong gave us about 80% of what we wanted. 80% of the truth. and 80% of an apology. and i think people want 800% of an apology. you know, sadly when somebody goes through these, i call them catharsis interviews, we want them splayed out, we want them crying, and i didn't feel that. lance was extraordinarily in control, extraordinarily composed, very well prepared. i wanted a little more humanity. i wanted a little more emotion. and to me the most important question is when oprah said why now, which we all knew she would ask, he
much. >> thanks, guys. >>> also this morning, one big lie. that's how lance armstrong describes the doping scandal surrounding most of his cycling career. in an interview with oprah, he admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs and says he knows his admission of guilt comes too late. >> it did not even feel wrong. >> no. scary. >> did you feel bad about it? >> no. even scarier. >> did you feel in any way that you were cheating? >> no. the scariest. >> the president of the world anti-doping agency says armstrong's reasoning for the doping that it would level the playing field was just a convenient way to justify fraud. a little later, two men battling for their images. i'll talk to a crisis counselor about the future for armstrong and manti te'o in the wake of the unraveling hoax surrounding his not-so-dead girlfriend who never existed. so, um, whoever's fathered the most children, gets the most data. let's just do it by hair. body hair? most dental work. what? [ phones buzzing and beeping ] stop downloading, and stop liking everything. it should be by who has the least amount of
, thank you very much. >>> nbc news has learned in a recent conversation lance armstrong admitted using performance-enhancing drugs, saying, quote, that was the way the game was played at the time. now he details his cheating with oprah winfrey that was taped yesterday. >> he did not come clean in the manner that i expected. it was surprising to me. i would say that for myself, my team, all of us in the room, we were mesmerized and riveted by some of his answers. >> armstrong is reportedly in talks to return some of the $30 million in sponsorship money paid to him by the u.s. postal service. he's also considering testifying against people in the cakeling world that possibly helped to facilitate it. [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus presents the cold truth. i have a cold, and i took nyquil, but i'm still "stubbed" up. [ male announcer ] truth is, nyquil doesn't unstuff your nose. what? [ male announcer ] it doesn't have a decongestant. no way. [ male announcer ] sorry. alka-seltzer plus fights your worst cold symptoms plus has a fast acting decongestant to relieve your stuffy nose. [
-doping agency says if lance armstrong wants to compete, he'll have to testify under oath. in a tell-all interview with oprah airing tonight, armstrong admits to doping. we're also hearing from the livestrong foundation which said in a statement, we expect lance to be completely truthful and forthcoming in his interview and with all of us in the cancer community. inspired by the people with cancer whom we serve, we feel confident and optimistic about the foundation's future and welcome an end to speculation. >>> just moments ago, look at this, crews rescued a woman who had been trapped for several hours in between buildings in portland, oregon. she apparently went out for a smoke break and somehow fell into a tight space between those buildings. firefighters actually had to cut through a wall of a parking garage to get her out. she was smiling, though when she was pulled out. >>> japan's top two airlines clipped the wings of the problem-plagued dreamliner. michele caruso-cabrera is here on what's new with your money. the airlines have grounded all of their 787s after that dreamliner had
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